S. K* 200 th ANNIVElRSAIRSr OF THE TOWN OF RAYNHAM Massachusetts The Cradle of America's IRON INDUSTRY \ 1 The first iron forge in the United States Raynham, Mass. 1731 1931 In Celebration of Raynham's Birthday "The 200 Year Old Town" Weonit Hall Raynham Center, Mass. Saturday, June 13th, 1931 1131 1931 RAYNHAM Committees General Committee Berton T. Mowry, General Chairman Levi Holmes, Vice Chairman Mrs. Nathan O'Brien, Secretary Mrs. George Horton, Treasurer Mrs. Florence Copeland, Music Mrs. Harry Janes, Publicity Sports Committee Mendell McKenney, Chairman Rev. C. Leonard Holton Parade G. Fred Rogers, Chairman Ralph Hall A. Noble Thompson Floats — John D. Fahey Pleasure Cars — Charles Curry Music Mrs. Frank Copeland, Chairman Banquet Levi Holmes, Chairman Herbert Deane Pageant B. T. Mowry, Chairman Mendell McKenney Horribles Leon Machacho Harry Wilde Frank Leonard George Horton Mrs. Nathan O'Brien Fireworks Levi Holmes Concessions Board of Selectmen George Leonard, Chairman John McCaig Mrs. Levi Holmes Decorating Programs George Horton Souvenirs Morrill Dean Mrs. E. Scott White Miss Doris Glynn Miss Eleanor Davis RAYNHAM 1% SOPHIA'S SHOPPE Permanent Waving - Finger Waving - Marcel Waving All other branches of beauty culture 12 Rand Bldg. Tel. 1785 Compliments of THE FLOWER SHOP Edith M. Woodward, Taunton, Mass. Member Florists 1 Telegraph Del. Assoc. 25 Main St. Taunton PROGRAM JUNE 13, 1931 Weonit Hall, Raynham Center 10.00 A. M Sports Sports in charge of W. L. Abbott, Scout Executive Boys Under 16 years 100 yd. Dash 100 yd. Swimming Race Broad Jump Canoe Race High Jump 100 yd. Dash Broad Jump High Jump Canoe Tilting Boys 16 and Over 100 yd. Swimming Race Canoe Race Canoe Tilting WALDRON HARDWARE CO. 44 Weir St. Hardware, Wallpaper, Paints, Roofing, Tires, Lime, Ce- ment and Plaster Reliable Service Free Delivery RAYNHAM BATTERY SHOP PERCY K. HALL Exide Battery Sales & Service Gas, Oils and Grease Tel. Taunton 722 South Main St. 14 RAYNHAM CONFIDENCE SANDERS LUMBER CO. Tel. 610 Program — continued Girls Under 16 years 100 yd. Dash Relay Race Potato Race Swimming Race Girls 16 and Over 100 yd. Dash Relay Race Potato Race Swimming Race Exhibit of Indian Relics and Antiques in Weonit Hall in charge of Mrs. Lillian Hewitt. 1.00 P. M Parade John D. Fahey— Marshall Start at bridge at East Taunton, thence South Street to Pray's Corner, South Main Street to Raynham Center, North Main Street to Centre Street, to Broadway, South to Broadway Diner, turn, then north to Martin Cunningham's, to Hall Street, to Elm Street to North Main Street at Nippenicket, to Raynham Center to disband. 3 to 5 Band Concert by MORRIS BAND 5.30 Banquet Caterer, (Holman of Norwood, Mass) . 7.00 Pageant on island in Johnson's Pond Fine Footwear Shoes for the Whole Family Fitting is our specialty D. H. Mason & Son 27 Main St. Fitting Feet Since 1851 Compliments of I. F. Whitmarsh Co. Inc. Plumbing Heating Sheet Metal Work Super Oil Heaters York Oil Burners Kelvinator Electric Refrigerators 64 Weir St. Tel. 455 Taunton RAYNHAM 15 Babbitt & Simmons Plumbing - Heating Sheet Metal Work Oil Burners Plumbers Supplies 94-98 Weir Street Taunton, Telephone 2490 Compliments of M. F. JOHNSON Super Service Station 31 Winthrop St. Taunton, Mass. PROLOGUE Program — continued Band Concert— 8.30 to 9.30 Fireworks — 9.30 PAGEANT "Father Time" Berton T. Mowry EPISODE I Indians Walter H. Leonard, Massasoit Joseph Merrill Clifton Sherman Milton Shove Leslie Dwyer Walter Jackson William Cornell William Raymond First White Visitors E. S. Nickerson Stephen Hopkins H. C. Deane Edward Winslow Visitors Welcome Coffee G-K House Cold Salads Light Lunches Soda Fountain Specials The best place to eat, and meet your friends Compliments of NELSON RIVET WORKS Raynham, Mass. 16 RAYNHAM BROADWAY DINER Raynham, Mass. A Real Place to Dine The Best of Food The Best of Service "BOXED GOODS SELL BEST" TAUNTON PAPER BOX CO. Paper Boxes Job Printing Tel. 1305 Taunton, Mass. R. L. HUTCHINSON Fresh Killed Ducklings Raynham, Mass. Bristol County Radio Company 32 Weir St. Taunton, Mass. Tel. 738 DEALER FOR SERVEL HERMETIC The Simplified Refrigerator ROSELAND BALL ROOM TAUNTON, MASS. Dancing every Mon. and Sat. Evenings GOLF Every day and evening The coolest place in New England RAYNHAM 17 Compliments of MacDonalcTs Barber Shop 7 Broadway Taunton Mass. Compliments of Ellsworth Hathaway Attorney at Law Program — continued EPISODE II Iron Industry Town Meeting to invite Leonards Moderator Harry Janes William Hodges Ralph Hall Richard Williams Isaac Lincoln John Tisdale Fred Canham Walter Deane E. Scott White John Cobb Fred Anderson Samuel Wilbore George F. Thompson George Hall Albion Leonard James Walker Charles Ashley Master Purchis Calvin Dexter Henry Leonard Noble Thompson 1915 1931 16 YEARS OF HONEST SHOE-MAKING AND CONSTANT GROWTH Morris Shoes are better shoes MORRIS SHOE CO. Retail Dept. on street floor. Howard St. Rear Talbot-Seeleys Taunton 18 RAYXHAM FRANKLIN D. WILLIAMS HARDWARE Paints Seeds Tools Yarnishes Fertilizers FLOWERS Goldstein, Antine & for all occasions Wells HALL the FLORIST 111 Main Street 4 Main St. Tel. 1422 Modern Home Furnishers Greenhouses on Clemson Estate Tel. 810 Majestic Refrigerators Flowers telegraphed anywhere Majestic Radios Boost Taunton Made Goods THEROUX'S Quality Ice Cream Is made in Taunton Get it at your Neighborhood Dealer * Just call it by Name Compliments of W. T. GRANT CO. Taunton, Mass. Taunton Grown Flowers and Plants OLSON'S Wholesale and Retail 9 Leonard St. "Home of Flowers" Greenhouse 278 Bav St. A. G. WILLIAMS & CO. Lumber Dealers - Mill Work Build with Wood Mill, rear 62 Weir St. Yards, 71 Ingell St. Taunton, Mass. RAYNHAM 19 Quality at all times. We strive to please Dining Rooms Bernier's Cafeteria Wedding Breakfasts, Special Parties and Banquets Solicited 10 Winthrop St. Taunton, Mass. Peter Bernier, Prop. Tel. 3499 Our Hot Coffee Makes Warm Friends BEHAN'S DINER Program — continued A Coming of the Leonards James Leonard Wilfred C. Leonard Thomas Leonard Walter Cole Henry Leonard John H. B. McCaig B Leonard Family and Indians King Philip William Cornell Thomas Leonard Walter Cole Mrs. Thomas Leonard Alida Cole C Bloomery at Work Charles Turner Thomas Ramsay David F. Carr William Connors George Horton Leon S. Machado Mendell McKenney Frank Copeland Frank Leonard Joseph Varao William McGuinness Nathan O'Brien Frigidaire Telechron Bostock & Inman Electric Co. 18 Main St. Tel. 2355 Radio Appliances Pierces Greenhouse Growers of Celebrated Pedigreed High grade Greenhouse Plants and Flowers. Cactus Plants a Specialty Raynham, Mass. Tel. 3043-J 20 RAYNHAM 1630 - 1930 Three hundred years ago, a bare hundred stalwart Pilgrims landed at Plymouth. Today 120,000,000 people in the United States con- stitute one of the greatest nations on the earth. Fifty years ago, a humble be- ginning was made by a firm des- tined to be the most complete food store in this locality. Today its endless variety is surpassed only by metropolitan stores. Its service is unequalled — its prices second to none. C. B. & Y. has a record to which it looks with pride. Cobb, Bates & Yerxa Co. "Right goods at right prices" Taunton Daily Gazette (Est. 1848) A paper serving Rayn- ham and Raynham peo- ple for many years, it wishes every good thing to the town. William Reed & Sons Co. Publishers 5-15 Cohannet St. Taunton William P. Crowley & Sons Manufacturers of BUILDERS FINISH WINDOW AND DOOR FRAMES SASH AND DOORS Taunton, Mass. Compliments of HARRY CARLOW RAYNHAM 21 ISAAC WASHBURN Founder 1780 The Oldest Furniture Store in America Isaac Washburn— 1780 S. Washburn & Son— 1852 John N. Washburn— 1826 Edw. E. Washburn— 1856 Salmon Washburn— 1832 Salmon Washburn, Jr.— 1876 Chas. H. Washburn— 1884 Washburn's Furniture Store 25 Main St., Taunton A century and a half of honest goods at honest prices. Furniture, Upholstery, Rugs, and Linoleums, Stoves and Kitchen Furnishings Program — continued EPISODE III Town Meeting to separate from Taunton Moderator John H. B. McCai^ Abraham Jones Israel King Dr. Hall Mr. Dean Mr. Britton Samuel Wilbore Mr. Robinson Mr. Leonard Stephen Lincoln Abraham Gushee Johnathan King Harry Janes Fred Canham E. Scott White James Murdock Wendell Hall Lester Hall Frank Leonard Roscoe Thompson George Thompson Isaac Hall Sidney Hannant C. A. HACK & SON, INC. FRANCIS P. CALLAHAN, Pres. and Treas. Printers of This Book 42 COURT ST. Tel. 660 TAUNTON, MASS. 22 RAYNHAM Compliments of The Pierce Hardware Co. Shoppers' Free Parking Space at Rear of Store "Everything a Hardware Store Ought to Have" TAUNTON, MASS. Compliments of WILLIAMS & RILEY ICE WOOD Tel. 1820— 1169- W EST. OF M. G.WILLIAMS HAY, GRAIN & FEED RAYNHAM 23 BOSTOCK FURNITURE CO. "Your Store 1 FURNISHINGS FOR MODERN HOMES Radio Department "General Electric" Refrigerators 10-12 Trescott St., Taunton, Mass. (Telephones 3421 and 3422) Program — continued EPISODE IV Early Church Meeting Minister Lillie Boyce Mildred Canham Elsie Lyman Evelyn Boyce Julia Perrin Virginia Janes Arlene Leonard Beatrice Rogers Winifred Rogers Rev. C. Leonard Holton Wilfred Leonard Noble Thompson E. S. Nickerson Doris Glynn Eleanor Davis Alice Davis Barbara Leonard Avis Keith Charles Turner Everything good to build with that wont burn. Dean Street Builders Supply Co. Taunton, Mass. Joseph P. Braheney, Mgr. Tel. 3436-W Nathan H. O'Brien Horseshoeing 24 Center Street Raynham 24 RAYNHAM Herald and Oakland Ranges BOSTOCK FURNITURE CO. 10-12 Trescott St. Household Ranges " Built to Bake " Manufactured by The White-Warner Co Taunton, Mass. RAYNHAM 25 EDWARD F. JONES BITUMINOUS COAL ANTHRACITE Wholesale and Retail Wharves at Fall River and Providence Storage Plant at Taunton OFFICE 193 COUNTY ST. PHONE 3470 Excavating and Trailer Service Program — continued EPISODE V Early Schools Singing Games Teachers Pupils Rhoda McKenney Shirley Campbell Ruth Erricson Natalie Briggs Gertrude Coe Margaret Woodward Mary McLear Miss Irving Edith Stall Ruth Hall Ruth Larson Janette Frasier Lillian O'Brien Eleanor Crissmas Helen Zeroas B Summer School Session Teacher Ruth Rogers Compliments of the H. L. DAVIS CO. 16-18 Trescott St. Taunton, Mass. Who has served you 57 years of your 200 26 RAYXHAM VEGETABLES FIELD-FRESH WAYSIDE Compliments of Taunton's Most Popular Laundry UNION HAND STAXD LAUNDRY M. J. Fitzsimmons. Prop. Fruits Eggs 22 Franklin St Tel. 850 Poultry Transfer Restaurant -:- v Weir St. .."::-; :'n broilers in season Taunton ELLIS & LARSON, Props. The best equipped and up to date restaurant. Home cooking a specialty S>o Broadway Raynham. Mass. Special facilities for banquets Estimates cheerfully given. ^VILLIS M. DAGEN Funeral Director and Registered Embalmer 12 Br ach ; Tel. 1730 HANSON & CO. RANDALL DEAN & I "". :orporated Pharmacists 27 Br< adi Taunton P v 70 "Right across the street from the Mew Park Theatre" I Cynthia Sweets. Whitman. Apollo CO., INC. INSURANCE Surety Bonds 38 Crocker Bldg. Taunton, Mass. Telephone 328 RAYNHAM 27 Compliments of Bill McGowan & Ed. Gregg FIRST NATIONAL STORE 17 Taunton Green Program — continued Pupils Wilfred Raymond Arthur Corbishley Wayne Thompson Russell Goodrich Robert Ramsey Damion Smith Virginia Cole Margaret Aiken Mary McCaig Shirley Bearse Shirley Hall Blanche Leonard C Miniature Indian Camp Scene Teacher George Pacheco Frank Pacheco John Pacheco Walter Murdock Miss Lehoux, C. M, Margaret Pacheco Charlotte Peterson Luella Brazil I. N. LINCOLN Nation Wide Grocer Raynham, Mass. ADLER'S MARKET Groceries and Provisions Fancy fruits and vegetables in season High Grade Beef, Lamb, Pork, Veal and poultry. 82 Main St. Taunton, Mass. Tels. 3555 3556 28 RAYNHAM To the people of Raynham Greetings from the PRATT COAL COMPANY DEALERS IN HEAT Telephone 1747 Connecting all Departments L. Grossman & Sons, Inc. LUMBER Asphalt, Shingles, Roofings, Doors, Windows, Flooring, Brick. Cement, Lime, Hardware, Nails, Columns Building Material Plumbing Supplies Heating Equipment Taunton Office and Warehouse: Oak St., Opposite R. R. Station Taunton, Mass. Telephone Taunton 1245 RAYNHAM 29 WALTER H. BARKER Builder General Contractor Taunton, Mass. Tel. 2290 Program — continued D Folk Dances Teachers Pupils William Davis Edward Rezendes James Carey Joseph Greco Manuel Pacheco Arthur Pacheco Miss J. B. Goodick Miss E. M. Goodick Miss Margaret Milner Mildred White Evelyn Lima Edna Pacheco Mary Marcks Irene Travers Yvonne Pacheco EPISODE VI Contribution to Country's Defence Spirit of '76 Women of 1776 Arthur Corbishley Bernice M. Gushee Lester Hall Lois Park Wendell Hall Hazel Lyman George Dwyer Dorothy Rogers Compliments of Compliments J. R. Tallman & Co., Inc. of Insurance of all kinds 17 Weir St. ISAAC HALL Taunton, Mass. 30 RAYNHAM Glenwood Ranges "Make Cooking Easy" Glenwood Range Company Taunton, Mass. RAYNHAM 31 Compliments Weygand's Alhambra Orchestra The right music by the right orchestra Chas. Weygand — Director and Business Mgr. 21 Lawrence St. Tel. 1071 Program — continued Civil War Women of 1861 Marcus Atwood Arthur Smith George A. Turner Frank Wonson Clinton Strange Spanish American War Four Spanish War Veterans Lillian O'Brien Nellie Dean Maude Lincoln Laura Bearse Women of 1898 Minnie Turner Mildred Boyce Agnes Gullon World War Four Over Seas Veterans Red Cross 1917 Mrs. Gladys Silvia Frances Merrill Gladys Thompson Compliments of Mason Dollar System Compliments KELLY'S Bristol Pharmacy Taunton Mass. 32 RAYNHAM ROBERT'S CHEVROLET SALES AND REAL SERVICE Compliments of CENTRAL OIL CO. INCORPORATED RAYNHAM 33 N. H. SKINNER CO. Since 1844 DRY GOODS MILLINERY Ready to Wear Taunton Mass. Program — continued Song "Angel of Peace" Choir Louise Leonard Madeline Lincoln Lorraine Leonard Florence Lincoln Florence Canham Margery Briggs Mildred Canham Marion Johnson Angel of Peace Mrs. Agnes Hall EPISODE VII Social Organizations of Today Raynham Women's Club Alida Cole Agnes Gullon Florence Mowry Mildred Boyce Stella Kenney Marian Rogers Minnie Turner Miriam Wilbur S. Hannant & Son FLORIST Flowers for all occasions Store 14 Cedar Taunton Greenhouse Raynham Centre Compliments of CHARLES WOOD Barber Shop 7 School St. Taunton 34 RAYNHAM L. E. HIGGINS & CO. We extend our congratulations to the Town of Raynham on its two hundredth anniversary. We have had the privilege of serving your people for many years and we hope to serve you for many more. Goodnow-Morse-Brooks Co. Westinghouse Refrigerators SPECIALIZED AUTOMOBILE SERVICES General Motors Radio "Our purpose to serve, and serving our purpose." Waite's Automotive Service, Inc. 62 Weir St. WONSON-TURNER SIGN CO Sign work for All Occasions Raynham, Mass. "CONSISTENTLY GOOD" N. E. Gaston Ice Cream Co. Ill Dean St. Tel. 3800 Taunton, Mass. RAYNHAM 35 Raynham Bleachery, Inc. Sterilized Wiping Cloths Program — continued Raynham Center Grange Leon Machado Howard Burt Clarence Dudley William Connors Lucy Searles Beatrice Burt Edith Dudley Fannie Gove Raynham Men's Club Russell Hutchinson George Comeau Arthur Nelson Floyd Darling Chester Bearse James Murdock Isaac Hall George Bradford Alpha Phi Sigma Alice E. Anderson Frances Merrill Daisy Wilbur Alice C. Davis Beatrice C. Rogers Mildred E. Williams Doris Glynn Eleanor F. Davis Compliments of Church Coal Co. B. T. MOWRY Electrical Construction and Repairs Raynham Centre Tel. 1589W P. O. Box 505, Taunton 36 RAYNHAM ngfUi Oakland 8 and Pontiac 6 TWO FINE CARS <§r Making New Friends and Keeping the Old William H. Bassett Co. 33 Main St. 262 Main St. BRIDGEVVATER BROCKTON BEST WISHES to the People of Raynham From the Makers of Simpson Spring Beverages RAYNHAM 37 J. M. DARLING JR. CO. General Contractors and Builders 878 South Main St. Fall River, Mass. Program- -continued Roy Scouts Donald Campbell Almon Turner Elwin McKenney Wallace Hall George Leonard James McDonald Robert Powers Wilfred Raymond Girl Scouts Irene Comeau Emily Dill Barbara Hall Ada Allen Hazel Campbell Caroline Hodges Esther Lays Elaine Hodges Friendship Club Mrs Holmes, Clara Mrs. Leonard, Nellie Mrs. Atwood, Hattie Mrs. Reid, Ethel Mrs. Marshall, Edna Mrs. White, Mary FINALE Biltmore Cafeteria and Restaurant Highest Grade of Food and Service." Next to Court House Compliments of P. GENOVESE Shoe repairing 7 School St. Taunton 38 RAYNHAM "Madewell" and "Sterling" TWO PRODUCTS Made in Taunton, Mass. and known throughout the country for QUALITY, FIT and SERVICE MADEWELL Union Suits and Athletic Shirts for Men or Boys. STERLING Union Suits and Shirts for Men and Women made of fine mercerized yarns, silk, or silk and wool. Fashioned to fit the body. STERLING Sweaters and Bathing Suits are made all styles in light, medium and heavy weaves. Every garment bearing the "Madewell" or "Sterling" label is guaranteed to give satisfactory wear to the purchaser. You'll find our garments on sale locally at Talbot-Seeley Co. on Taunton Green as well as the leading stores throughout the country. Taunton Knitting Company Taunton, Mass. Compliments of ROYAL COAL CO. Yard office Down Town office 20 Dana St 18 Weir St. Tel. 3700 Tel. 3702 RAYNHAM 39 North Taunton Ice Co JOHN N. MEUNIER 74 BASSETT ST. NATURAL ICE Program — continued Raynham Church Service in connection with the celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the town June 14th, 1931 at 7.30 P. M. at North Raynham Congregational Church. Program Trumpeters, East Bridgewater Trumpet Quartette Processional, Combined Choirs Devotional service, the Rev. Chas. Cahoon, pastor East Raynham Baptist Church Solo, Miss Irma Howe Scripture Reading, Rev. C. H. Cahoon Trumpeters Offering Realistic Permanent Waving EDITH POWERS 46 Main St. Tel. 3884 Wilbur Bldg. White Rock Poultry Pays Baby chicks, breeding stock hatching eggs. Quickest growing chicks More money for broilers. Pullets lay earliest. Weigh most when sold. LESTER L. HALL White St. Raynham 40 RAYNHAM Southern Mass. Oil Corp. GASOLINE, FUEL OIL, MOTOR OIL Alemite Service — Kerosene Hood Tires Court St. Service Guaranteed Taunton 1897 1931 GALLIGAN'S DINER 16 Leonard St. GALLIGAN'S CAFE Taunton Green Established 34 years Good food - Quick service - Popular prices We solicit your patronage ROBERTSON MOTOR CAR CO. BUICK Authorized Sales CADILLAC and Service LA SALLE Reliable used cars Compliments of A FRIEND Compliments of Office Supplies & Equipment Co. " Everything for the office" 19 Weir St. Taunton, Mass. RAYNHAM 41 J. T. SHARKEY Dealer in GRAHAM PASSENGER CARS PAIGE COMMERCIAL CARS Acme Trucks Public Auctioneer Telephone 970 185 Bay Street Taunton, Mass. Program — continued "The Day After" Mr. Mowry, Chairman of General Committee. Hymn "The Town" Selectman John McCaig Brief History Church Raynham — Mrs. L. P. O'Brien, Sec. of Gen- eral Committee of Anniversary Solo, Miss Howe "Our Neighbors" John Fahey Trumpeters Hymn "Our Public Servants" (Fireman's Memorial Sunday) Rev. C. Leonard Hoi ton Trumpeters Recessional — Wendell Hall, Organist. Combined Choirs. Benediction Postlude Wendell Hall Compliments of Your Representative JOHN T. O'NEILL Compliments of Taunton Decorating Co. Awnings - Decorating For all occasions Tel. 2443 42 RAYNHAM The successful Dairy and Poultry raisers are using our feeds. They are mixed fresh every day and only the best quality feed stuffs are used. We deliver every week in Raynham STANLEY WOOD GRAIN COMPANY Telephone 1615 Taunton L. M. WITHERELL & SONS General Contractors Builders of all types of Wood, Brick, Steel and Concrete Structures. Office— 29 Court St. Taunton, Mass. RAYNHAM 43 Compliments of Leonard's Peach Orchard Season Aug. 1 to Sept. 25 Locust St. Raynham Center Tel. 188-11 — Continuation of Program — Colonial Ball Roseland Ball Room — June 24, 1931 Weygand's Alhambra Orchestra 1731 Prizes for the Best Costumes Tickets for sale by 200th Raynham Anniversary Committee 1931 Compliments of TIMES LUNCH The best of food — The best of Service Lunches to take out Opposite Depot Home made Pies Tel. 544 We celebrate this year too : Here's a young store, only five years old, but thoroughly seasoned in the knowledge of what smart ap- pearing men like to wear. Style, quality and value, at moderate prices. FANNON'S, INC. 3 Broadway Taunton 44 RAYNHAM To the Town of Raynham Congratulations On Your 200th Birthday Raynham Nurseries T. H. Kearns C. A. HACK & SON, INC.